World11 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:55PM ET) DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland's Fianna Fail and Fine Gael parties hope to reach an agreement by early next week aimed at attracting enough additional support to form a government, two months after an inconclusive election, a senior member of the Fianna Fail team said on Friday. Senior members of the rival parties ...

2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Fort Smith 2/2 By Jonnelle Marte and Andy Sullivan (Reuters) - A shocking 16.8 million people filed for U.S. unemployment benefits in the last three weeks as the country shut down to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus, overwhelming state labor departments and creating a large ...

Stock Markets11 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:30PM ET) (C) Reuters. The company logo for Johnson & Johnson is displayed on a screen to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the company's listing at the NYSE in New York WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Johnson & Johnson (N:JNJ) said on Friday it abandoned plans to buy Takeda Pharmaceutical's surgical patch product TachoSil, citing ...

Technology1 hour ago (Apr 11, 2020 12:26AM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: The Zoom Video Communications logo is pictured at the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York 2/2 By John Geddie SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has suspended the use of video-conferencing tool Zoom by teachers after "very serious incidents" in the first week of a coronavirus lockdown that has seen ...

World9 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 04:55PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. Samaritan's Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Central Park during outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York 2/2 By Gabriella Borter (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday that the number of coronavirus patients in intensive care units across the state dropped in the last day, ...

2/2 (C) Reuters. FILE PHOTO: 71st Armed Forces Day in South Korea 2/2 By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper rang his South Korean counterpart this week, he pressed for a deal quickly on defense cost-sharing that President Donald Trump expects will translate into much higher contributions from Seoul. But current and ...

Economy12 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:10PM ET) (C) Reuters. Quarles, vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, testifies before a Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee hearing in Washington WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal Reserve vice chair Randal Quarles said Friday that it would probably be another two to three weeks before the Fed's new loan program ...

Economy12 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:00PM ET) (Reuters) - The U.S. economy was on a strong footing before the coronavirus pandemic and Federal Reserve officials are working to help the economy rebound quickly once businesses that were shuttered because of the virus begin to reopen, Cleveland Fed President Loretta Mester said Friday. "What public policy needs to do, and ...

World12 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 02:00PM ET) By Sudarshan Varadhan CHENNAI (Reuters) - Six people were missing after a fly ash dyke gave way at a coal-fired power plant in the Singrauli district of India's Madhya Pradesh state on Friday, a local official told Reuters. It was the third such incident in the district in a year, the official ...

Economy12 hours ago (Apr 10, 2020 01:55PM ET) 2/2 (C) Reuters. U.S. President Trump leads daily coronavirus response briefing at the White House in Washington 2/2 By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and congressional leaders will hold bipartisan negotiations on a new coronavirus-response bill with the goal of reaching a deal by early next week, ...